Backend Engineer, Infrastructure (C#)

As a software engineer working on the Client Platforms Engineering (CPE) team you will help develop the systems and services powering the next generation of Twitch clients. We in CPE strive to provide Twitch developers the best development platform as well as building robust services for the deployed applications. The tools and services you develop will be used by hundreds of developers and help enhance the Twitch.tv experience for millions.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and maintain C# services running primarily in AWS ECS containers globally
  • Work effectively with peers on the Client Platform Engineering and developers from the larger Client Engineering organization
  • Debug performance and reliability issues for running services

Requirements

  • A degree in Computer Science, a related discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years experience working on large C# applications
  • Fluent using the latest .NET libraries (C# 7.0, TPL, LINQ, etc.)Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities
  • Strong understanding of asynchronous programming

Bonus Points

  • Architectural experience creating highly-scalable backend services
  • Familiar with using .net core in Linux-based containers
  • A solid understanding of .NET best practices and techniques
  • Passion for video games is a big plus

Perks

  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life 401(k) savings plan with a company match
  • Catered daily lunch and dinners (and hearty breakfasts three times a week)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience. Learn more at  http://twitch.tv.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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